This is the institutional repository for peer reviewed articles published in open access and doctoral dissertations by the Agricultural University of Iceland, the Iceland Academy of the Arts, the National and University Library of Iceland, Reykjavik University, the University of Akureyri, Bifröst University, Hólar University College and the University of Iceland. Open access to research results is in accordance with article 10 from the Act on public support for research / 2003 No 3 and is compliant with requirements from international and domestic research fund programs. The purpose of the Open Science repository is to make results of research conducted at Icelandic universities accessible to the public online without hindrance or charge. Deposits to the repository are permanent and are intended to ensure future access to all published scientific material of the Icelandic research community. By collecting this material together in one collection access is made simple and easy for anyone who wishes to study the considerable scientific work conducted in Iceland.

The repository is OpenAIRE / OpenAIREplus compliant and in accordance with requirements for publication of research results from projects supported by the European research programs FP7 and H2020.

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  • Schneiderbauer, Lukas (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2020-09)
    This thesis discusses two aspects of semi-classical black holes. First, a recently improved semi-classical formula for the entanglement entropy of black hole radiation is examined. This entropy is an indicator of information loss and determines ...
  • Runólfsdóttir, Hrafnhildur Linnet (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2020-08-21)
    Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase (APRT) deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of adenine metabolism that results in the generation and renal excretion of large amounts of the poorly soluble 2,8-dihydroxyadenine (DHA), causing kidney ...
  • Egilsdottir, Hronn; McGinty, Niall; Guðmundsson, Guðmundur (Frontiers Media SA, 2019-03-22)
    The need to understand species distribution- and biodiversity patterns in high-latitude marine regions is immediate as these marine environments are undergoing rapid environmental changes, including ocean warming and ocean acidification. By the year ...
  • Árnadóttir, Áróra; Czepkiewicz, Michał; Heinonen, Jukka (MDPI AG, 2019-04-24)
    A lot of emphasis has been put on the densification of urban form to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation. However, many recent studies have found that central urban dwellers, even though their carbon footprints of daily transportation ...
  • Óskarsson, Kristinn Ragnar (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2020-10)
    Life on earth is found everywhere where water is found, meaning that life has adapted to extremely varied environments. Thus, protein structures must adapt to a myriad of environmental stressors while maintaining their functional forms. In the case ...

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